RP3: Designated Utilities

The American Public Power Association’s Reliable Public Power Provider program recognizes utilities that demonstrate high proficiency in reliability, safety, workforce development, and system improvement. Below is a list of public power utilities that currently hold the RP3 designation. Utilities keep the RP3 designation for three years.

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Diamond Level

Austin Energy, TX (2019)
Austin Utilities, MN (2019)
Beaches Energy Services, FL (2017)
Benton PUD, WA (2018)
Blue Earth Light and Water, MN (2019)
Bowling Green Municipal Utilities, KY (2017)
Braintree Electric Light Department, MA (2018)
Bristol Tennessee Essential Services, TN (2019)
Brownsville Public Utilities Board, TX (2017)
Bryan Municipal Utilities, OH (2019)
Bryan Texas Utilities, TX (2017)
Burbank Water and Power, CA (2018)
Carthage Water & Electric Plant, MO (2017)
Cedar Falls Utilities, IA (2017)
City of Calhoun, GA (2018)
City of College Station, TX (2018)
City of Cuyahoga Falls Electric Department, OH (2017)
City of Hamilton Electric Department , OH (2017)
City of High Point Electric Utility, NC (2018)
City of New Bern, NC (2019)
City of Palo Alto Utilities, CA (2018)
City of Riverside Public Utilities, CA (2017)
City of Rock Hill, SC (2018)
City of Shelby, NC (2018)
City of Tallahassee Electric Utility, FL (2018)
City of Wadsworth Electric and Communications, OH (2019)
City of Wapakoneta, OH (2017)
City Utilities of Springfield, MO (2017)
Clark Public Utilities, WA (2017)
Clarksville Department of Electricity / CDE Lightband, TN (2017)
Cleveland Public Power, OH (2018)
Cleveland Utilities, TN (2017)
Colorado Springs Utilities, CO (2018)
Columbia Power and Water Systems, TN (2017)
Columbia Water and Light, MO (2018)
Columbus Light & Water Dept., MS (2019)
CPS Energy, TX (2019)
Dover Municipal Utilities, OH (2017)
Easton Utilities Commission, MD (2017)
Fayetteville Public Works Commission, NC (2019)
Fort Collins Light and Power, CO (2017)
Fort Pierce Utilities Authority, FL (2018)
Freeport Electric, NY (2018)
Gainesville Regional Utilities, FL (2019)
Georgetown Utility Systems, TX (2019)
Greeneville Light & Power System, TN (2018)
Greenfield Power and Light, IN (2017)
Greenville Utilities Commission, NC (2018)
Hannibal Board of Public Works, MO (2018)
Holland Board of Public Works, MI (2019)
Holyoke Gas & Electric Department, MA (2018)
Homestead Energy Services, FL (2017)
Hudson Public Power, OH (2018)
Huntsville Utilities, AL (2019)
Independence Power & Light, MO (2017)
Jackson Energy Authority, TN (2017)
JEA, FL (2019)
Kaukauna Utilities, WI (2017)
Keys Energy Service, FL (2017)
Knoxville Utilities Board, TN (2018)
Lansing Board of Water & Light, MI (2017)
Lawrenceburg Municipal Utilities, IN (2019)
Lincoln Electric System, NE (2018)
Long Island Power Authority, NY (2018)
Longmont Power & Communication , CO (2017)
Loveland Water and Power, CO (2018)
Lowell Light and Power, MI (2018)
Manitowoc Public Utilities, WI (2018)
Marietta Power, GA (2017)
Marquette Board of Light and Power, MI (2017)
Marshfield Utilities, WI (2019)
Mason County PUD No. 3, WA (2017)
Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division, TN (2018)
Morristown Utilities Commission, TN (2017)
Muscatine Power & Water, IA (2017)
Nashville Electric Services, TN (2017)
Nebraska Public Power District, NE (2017)
New York Power Authority, NY (2019)
North Attleborough Electric Department, MA (2017)
Norwich Public Utilities, CT (2018)
Ocala Electric Utility, FL (2017)
Oconomowoc Utilities, WI (2018)
Owatonna Public Utilities, MN (2019)
Owensboro Municipal Utilities, KY (2018)
Paducah Power System, KY (2017)
Piqua Power System, OH (2018)
Richland Center Electric Department, WI (2018)
Ripley Power and Light Company, TN (2019)
Rochester Public Utilities, MN (2019)
Rocky Mount Public Utilities, NC (2017)
Sacramento Municipal Utility District, CA (2018)
Santee Cooper, SC (2017)
Shakopee Public Utilities Commission, MN (2018)
Springfield Utility Board, OR (2017)
Sterling Municipal Light Department, MA (2018)
Stoughton Utilities , WI (2017)
Tillamook People's Utility District, OR (2018)
Town of Granite Falls, NC (2018)
Tullahoma Utilities Authority, TN (2018)
Two Rivers Water & Light, WI (2018)
Vernon Public Utilities, CA (2019)
Village of Versailles, OH (2017)
Waverly Utilities, IA (2018)
Willmar Municipal Utilities, MN (2017)
Wilson Energy, NC (2017)
Wisconsin Rapids Water Works & Lighting Commission, WI (2018)
Zeeland Board of Public Works, MI (2019)

Platinum Level

Alameda Municipal Power, CA (2017)
ALP Utilities, MN (2017)
American Samoa Power Authority, AS (2018)
Borough of Chambersburg, PA (2017)
Borough of Ephrata, PA (2018)
BrightRidge, TN (2018)
Central Lincoln People's Utility District, OR (2018)
Cedarburg Light and Water Commission, WI (2019)
City of Albemarle, NC (2018)
City of Anaheim Public Utilities Department, CA (2017)
City of Bowling Green, OH (2018)
City of Cartersville Electric System, GA (2018)
City of Clinton, SC (2018)
City of Dover Electric Department , DE (2017)
City of Elizabeth City, NC (2018)
City of Fulton, MO (2017)
City of Jackson Electric Operations, MO (2018)
City of Kinston, NC (2018)
City of Leesburg, FL (2017)
City of Lexington, NC (2019)
City of Lodi Electric Utility, CA (2018)
City of Lompoc Electric, CA (2018)
City of Mesa Energy Resources Department, AZ (2017)
City of Milan Department of Public Utilities, TN (2018)
City of Monroe, NC (2017)
City of Nixa, MO (2017)
City of Tipp City, OH (2017)
City of Troy, AL (2019)
Coffeyville Municipal Light & Power, KS (2018)
Coldwater Board of Public Utilities, MI (2018)
Conway Corporation, AR (2017)
Cowlitz County Public Utility District No 1, WA (2018)
Crawfordsville Electric Light and Power, IN (2017)
Denton Municipal Electric, TX (2018)
Douglas County PUD, WA (2018)
Easley Combined Utilities, SC (2017)
Edmond Electric, OK (2017)
Evansville Water and Light, WI (2018)
Gaffney Board of Public Works, SC (2017)
Garland Power & Light, TX (2017)
Glendale Water and Power, CA (2018)
Grand Haven Board of Light & Power, MI (2018)
Grand River Dam Authority, OK (2019)
Greer Commission of Public Works, SC (2017)
Groton Utilities, CT (2017)
Harlan Municipal Utilities, IA (2017)
Hastings Utilities, NE (2017)
Heber Light & Power, UT (2018)
Hudson Light and Power Department, MA (2019)
Hurricane City Power, UT (2019)
Hutchinson Utilities Commission, MN (2017)
Idaho Falls Power, ID (2018)
Indianola Municipal Utilities, IA (2017)
Jackson Center Municipal Electric, OH (2017)
Kansas City Board of Public Utilities, KS (2018)
Kirkwood Electric Department, MO (2018)
Kissimmee Utility Authority, FL (2018)
Lafayette Utilities System, LA (2017)
Lassen Municipal Utility District, CA (2017)
Lebanon Utilities, IN (2019)
Macon Municipal Utilities, MO (2018)
Marshall Municipal Utilities, MO (2017)
Marshall Municipal Utilities, MN (2017)
McMinnville Electric System, TN (2018)
Menasha Utilities, WI (2017)
Modesto Irrigation District, CA (2019)
Moorhead Public Service, MN (2019)
Moreno Valley Electric Utility, CA (2019)
Mount Pleasant City Power, UT (2019)
Murfreesboro Electric Department, TN (2018)
Navajo Tribal Utility Authority, AZ (2018)
New Braunfels Utilities, TX (2017)
New Martinsville Municipal Electric Utility, WV (2018)
New River Light & Power Company, NC (2017)
Northern Wasco County People's Utility District, OR (2018)
Opelika Power Services, AL (2018)
Pasadena Water and Power, CA (2018)
Princeton Electric Plant Board, KY (2017)
PUD #1 of Clallam County, WA (2017)
Richmond Power & Light, IN (2018)
River Falls Municipal Utilities, WI (2018)
Riviera Utilities, AL (2017)
Rock Falls Electric Department, IL (2018)
Rockwood Electric Utility, TN (2017)
Rolla Municipal Utilities, MO (2019)
Springville City Electric Department, UT (2018)
St. Clairsville Electric, OH (2018)
Statesville , NC (2017)
Stillwater Electric Utility, OK (2018)
Sun Prairie Utilities, WI (2018)
Taunton Municipal Lighting Plant, MA (2018)
Town of Clayton, NC (2018)
Town of Smithfield, NC (2018)
Town of Tarboro, NC (2017)
Town of Wake Forest, NC (2018)
Traverse City Light & Power, MI (2018)
Truckee Donner Public Utility District, CA (2018)
Washington Electric Cooperative, VT (2017)
Weatherford Municipal Utility System, TX (2017)
Westerville Electric Division, OH (2017)
Westfield Gas and Electric, MA (2017)

Gold Level

Anderson Municipal Light and Power, IN (2019)
Azusa Light & Water Department, CA (2018)
Bay City Electric Light and Power, MI (2017)
Bolivar Energy Authority, TN (2017)
Borough of Lansdale Electric Department, PA (2018)
Brainerd Public Utilities, MN (2018)
Brigham City Public Power, UT (2017)
City of Danville - Department of Power & Light, VA (2017)
City of Fort Morgan, CO (2017)
City of Fremont, NE (2018)
City of Gastonia, NC (2018)
City of Grand Island, NE (2017)
City of Harrisonville Electric Department, MO (2018)
City of Highland, IL (2017)
City of Lumberton, NC (2018)
City of Monett, MO (2018)
City of Morganton, NC (2018)
City of Newton, NC (2018)
City of Ottawa, KS (2018)
City of Painesville Electric Division, OH (2017)
City of Princeton, IL (2017)
City of Saint Peter, MN (2019)
City of Santa Clara, UT (2017)
City of St. Charles, IL (2017)
City of Winfield, KS (2019)
Clarksville Light and Water Co., AR (2018)
Detroit Lakes Public Utilities, MN (2017)
Elk River Municipal Utilities , MN (2017)
Emerald People's Utility District, OR (2017)
Estes Park Light and Power, CO (2018)
Fort Valley Utility Commission, GA (2019)
Garden City Electric Utility, KS (2017)
GEUS, TX (2019)
Hillsdale Board of Public Utilities, MI (2017)
Hope Water & Light, AR (2018)
Ipswich Electric Light Department, MA (2019)
Kaysville, UT (2018)
Kerrville Public Utility Board, TX (2018)
Kittitas PUD No.1, WA (2018)
Lehi City Power, UT (2018)
Lenoir City Utility Board, TN (2019)
Lewes BPW, DE (2018)
Lewisburg Electric System, TN (2018)
Littleton Electric Light and Water Departments, MA (2017)
Mansfield Municipal Electric Department, MA (2018)
Massena Electric Department , NY (2017)
McMinnville Water and Light, OR (2019)
Municipal Utilities Board of the City of Albertville, AL (2018)
New Prague Municipal Utilities, MN (2018)
Newnan Utilities, GA (2018)
Oak Harbor Public Power, OH (2018)
Orrville Utilities, OH (2018)
Paris Board of Public Utilities, TN (2018)
Plymouth Utilities, WI (2019)
Scottsboro Electric Power Board, AL (2017)
Silicon Valley Power, CA (2019)
Tell City Electric Department, IN (2017)
The City of Seaford Electric Department , DE (2017)
Town of Berlin, MD (2019)
Town of Cornelius, NC (2017)
Town of Front Royal, VA (2019)
Town of Huntersville, NC (2017)
Village of Minster, OH (2017)
Village of Westfield Electric, NY (2018)
Washington City, UT (2019)
Wellington Public Utility Department, Electric Division, KS (2017)